Malvern College First World War Casualty

Lance Corporal John Cecil Nunneley

Photo of John Cecil Nunneley
House and time at Malvern: No 5, 1894 - 1897.

Regiment: Highland Light Infantry.
Died: 28 April 1917 aged 37 in France. Killed in action in France.
Battle: Second Battle of Arras. Cemetery: Arras Memorial BAY 8

Son of W. Nunneley, Buckingham Villa, Weston-super-Mare. b. 1880.
Modern IV—Lower Modern I. School Prefect. XI Football 1895-97 (captain); House XI Cricket.
Brewer; Secretary St. Augustine's Golf Club 1908-14.
Great War, Private Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders ; Corporal 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry.
Husband of Mrs. H. Nicholls (formerly Nunneley), of 59, Vicarage Rd., Eastbourne.

'He was trained as a Brewer, and when duly qualified, held various posts till his marriage in 1908. He was a first-class golfer with a handicap of plus 2. After his marriage he became Secretary of the St. Augustine's Golf Club. This post he held at the outbreak of war. After doing good work with the Red Cross he enlisted in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. In December, 1916, he was transferred to the 2nd Highland L.I. as Lance-Corporal, and went with them to France. On April 28th, 1917, he was posted Missing, and it has been impossible to obtain any details as to his fate. He leaves a widow and two sons, to whom we offer our deepest sympathy.' (Malvernian, Dec 1919)

Tweet